Closed Unsupported CPU Installed, Why? Tags: Motherboards BIOS Computers Hewlett Packard CPUs Intel i5 Last response: February 11, 2013 11:50 PM in Motherboards Share itzhazed February 11, 2013 9:07:14 PM I bought a new i5 3570k for my HP computer, and it woke up to a bios error. It shows all the info, and says unsupported CPU installed. Why? The PC: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Docume... More about : unsupported cpu installed Best solution unoriginal1 a b V Motherboard a b à CPUs February 11, 2013 9:13:27 PM It shows right on the website you linked what it supports. Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Dual Core up to 35W Intel Core i5-3xxxT (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core up to 45W Intel Core i5-3xxxS (Ivy Bridge) Quad Core up to 65W No where in that list is the i5-3570K Share S0larflare February 11, 2013 9:18:03 PM Have you tried updating your bios? Score 0 Related resources Unsupported CPU Installed - Forum Error: Unsupported CPU Installed? - Forum Error Unsupported CPU Installed-message Pentium4 w/3.4Ghz upgradeHELP - Forum Unsupported cpu installed - Forum ERROR: Unsupported CPU Installed - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer littleleo a b V Motherboard a b à CPUs February 11, 2013 10:30:28 PM I think your out of luck unoriginal1 is right the website doesn't list i5-3570K as an option, not to mention the i5-3570K is a 77w and the max listed is 65w. You need to check what your motherboard can do before you order upgrades. Score 0 itzhazed February 11, 2013 10:41:30 PM Well, that sucks. Guess im saving up for a new motherboard, and at least I have the cute little Intel box it comes in XD Score 0 itzhazed February 11, 2013 10:41:30 PM Best answer selected by itzhazed. Score 0 SR-71 Blackbird a c 1061 V Motherboard a b α HP a c 823 à CPUs February 11, 2013 11:50:19 PM This topic has been closed by SR-71 Blackbird Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUnsupported CPU problem Forum SolvedCan an unsupported FSB cause instability after installing faster GPU? 100% Usage on 1st core Forum Update gigabyte UEFI bios via Q flash with unsupported CPU? Forum why is my xw6200 with 2 xeon 3.4ghz cpu's so slow on boot up . was xp but installed win 7 home 64-bit OS Forum SolvedUnsupported CPU? Forum SolvedUpdate Bios with unsupported CPU? Forum SolvedUnsupported CPU detected Forum SolvedUsing an unsupported CPU Forum BIOS Update with an unsupported CPU Forum BIOS Update with an unsupported CPU Forum Is it safe to use a CPU unsupported by the mobo? Forum SolvedI have 16GB installed. Why does it say 14gb of ram? Forum SolvedRecently installed graphics card is slowing my computer down. Any ideas why? Forum Updating bios with unsupported cpu? Forum Unsupported cpu but it should be Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !